OPEN - Online Platform for Entrepreneurship Network

Learn how to found and grow your start-up.

  • Ideation & Foundations
  • Scaling up
  • Pitfalls
  • Exit routes

Learn about common pitfalls that start-ups typically encounter and how to avoid them. Avoiding pitfalls that others have come across will guide you on a path to success.

Learn how to design an exit strategy for your business and how to convince potential investors.

Learn More

For every step of the start-up journey (Ideation & Foundation, Scaling up, Pitfalls and Exit routes), you can find mini-courses with 3-5 video lessons by Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel, an entrepreneur himself and professor of innovation management and entrepreneurship at RWTH Aachen University.

Start with your idea... grow a business.
Get the best support as a student entrepreneur from our team.
Watch free video lessons on OPEN (Online Platform for Entrepreneurship Network).
Just start by signing up for free.

We are a proud part of See-V-Lab...

…which is a project funded by the EU which is mainly oriented on stimulating and enabling young entrepreneurs in the EMR-region to create start-up companies. The project aims to reduce the gap towards international entrepreneurship, provide knowledge and pedagogical support for young entrepreneurs involved in cross-border projects and to conduct research and facilitate the sharing of best practices among the partner institutions.

Learn more:     Interreg Website     SEE-V-Lab Website


Our partners are:

With the support of the European Regional Development Fund. The European Union invests in your future.
Gefördert durch den Europäischen Fonds für regionale Entwicklung. Die Europäische Union investiert in Ihre Zukunft.
Avec le soutien du Fonds Européen de Développement Régional. L’Union Européenne investit dans votre avenir.
Met de steun van het Europees Fonds voor Regionale Ontwikkeling. De Europese Unie investeert in uw toekomst.